10 days in Taichung, Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

10 days in Taichung, Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

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10 days in Taichung, Kaohsiung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + subway + train:  9​h
1
Taichung
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Taipei
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
On the 17th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Lugang Old Street, take in the exciting artwork at National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute, and then look for gifts at Mark Taiwan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science and then take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Taichung route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Taichung is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in Taichung are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Taichung

Childrens Museums Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lugang Old Street, National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute
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National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
Lugang Old Street ©
Lugang Old Street

3
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung. Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) and Anping Guanyinting will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre, make a trip to The Dome of Light, and head outdoors with Ai He (Love River).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kaohsiung day trip planning website .

You can take a train from Taichung to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Taichung in December, expect Kaohsiung to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Tainan
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

3
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Hsing Tian Kong. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Taipei Zoo and Taipei Children's Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ximending, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and shop like a local with Taipei 101.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Taipei planning app .

Take a train from Kaohsiung to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Kaohsiung, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Taipei, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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